With politics, water quality, the Zika virus, and a recession already threatening the stability of the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, a recent Twitter threat by the Islamic State is forcing intelligence officials to ratchet up the country’s security forces once again.
To help federal agencies take advantage of emerging technology and transition to more modern approaches to developing digital services, the General Services Administration announced its plans today to form the Technology Transformation Service (TTS).
In an effort to facilitate a smoother transition for those released from prison and jail back into society, the Department of Justice said it will no longer call such people “felons” or “convicts.”
Before Congress reauthorizes laws allowing the National Security Agency to monitor electronic communications of hundreds of millions of people in search of foreign threats, it wants answers.
Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), in addition to Representatives Dave Reichert (R-WA) and Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ) have introduced new legislation that would protect probation officers and give them the authority to arrest a third party who forcibly interferes with an officer’s performance of his or her official duties.